Macau Jockey Club
Brush with fame, one-eyed wonder horse, another Aussie race-caller abroad, how to boost crowd numbers....Monday, 22 April, 2013, 8:31pm 1 comment
With a tote board with a reputation of being more random than the roulette wheels at the nearby Cotai Strip casinos, and nasty rumours of books being cooked and bets being cancelled suspiciously late - plus a turf track that seems perpetually water-logged – you could say the Macau Jockey Club has it’s share of problems with how it is perceived by the public.23 Apr 2013 - 11:31am
Leading Macau trainer Gary Moore has been fined HK$500,000 - a sum believed to equal the world record - for a positive drug test returned by one of his horses, but will be allowed to continue his fight for the championship.13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong horses drew a blank in the return leg of the interport trophy on a soft surface that heavily favoured front runners, but the visitors at least salvaged something from the day as Olivier Doleuze surged to an emotional and dominant Macau Derby victory.23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Macau runners were disappointing away from home in the first leg of the interport trophy, but persistent rain could further swing the advantage in favour of the locals in the return tie at the Taipa racecourse on Sunday.20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
As the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races recede into history for another 12 months, the Jockey Club is set to make its feelings known with the Macau Jockey Club regarding the resurrection of a CXHKIR hero on Taipa.13 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Hong Kong-trained sprinter Dynamic Blitz failed in another attempt at international glory last night as he found the 1,300m of the Macau Sand Premier Cup too testing.
The Ricky Yiu Poon-fai-trained dirt-tracker was stuck in the wet Taipa sand as wire-to-wire winner Golden Star stormed to a dominant victory.19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
For an idea symptomatic of what was described at the time as an unprecedented level of co-operation between the Hong Kong and Macau racing jurisdictions, the interport events must now have come full circle.
How else could anyone describe the programming of Sunday's race at Taipa?15 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
The fifth running of the Hong Kong-Macau friendship series on the weekend must surely be an appropriate time for reflection on what the interport events have actually achieved.16 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
The Jockey Club last night crushed speculation of a Stanley Chin Kin-Ming return, denying his comeback winner in the Hong Kong-Macau Trophy would lead to his being invited back into the Hong Kong jockey ranks.23 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Minimum bets and dividends22 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
More than $30 billion will be wagered on soccer through the Jockey Club this year, its chairman said yesterday, a day after police smashed a $100 million World Cup betting racket in Macau.26 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
Tierce Selecting three horses which finish first, second and third in exact order.
Trio Selecting three horses that finish first, second and third in any order.
Win Selecting the horse that wins the race.
Place The selected horse must finish first, second or third.15 Apr 2006 - 12:00am
The racing name which has been in the news for all the wrong reasons for the past six months burst back into positive territory yesterday at Taipa racecourse as Redwood Falls caused a massive upset in the Macau Hong Kong Trophy.6 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
Former Hong Kong racehorse trainer Bruce Hutchison died suddenly in Macau yesterday morning of a suspected heart attack. He was 63.
Hutchison trained in Hong Kong for 23 seasons until June 2001. He enjoyed a two-year break from the rigours of the game but took out a licence with the Macau Jockey Club this season and had prepared two winners there.24 Jul 2005 - 12:00am